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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Subfamily: Monsteroideae
Tribe: Monstereae
Genus: Amydrium

Epipremnopsis Engl.

Amydrium is a genus of flowering plants in the Araceae family that is native to Southeast Asia, southern China, and New Guinea.[1][2][3]

Amydrium is distinguished from other members of the tribe Monstereae by having two ovules in each ovary. The seeds tend to be heart shaped. The leaves of Amydrium often show fenestration.[4]

  1. Amydrium hainanense (H.Li, Y.Shiao & S.L.Tseng) H.Li - Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Yunnan, Vietnam
  2. Amydrium humile Schott - Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra
  3. Amydrium medium (Zoll. & Moritzi) Nicolson - Myanmar, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Maluku, Philippines
  4. Amydrium sinense (Engl.) H.Li - Vietnam, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Yunnan
  5. Amydrium zippelianum (Schott) Nicolson - Maluku, Philippines, Sulawesi, New Guinea


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  3. ^ Flora of China Vol. 23 Page 10, 雷公连属 lei gong lian shu, Amydrium Schott, Annales Museum Botanicum Lugduno-Batavi 1: 127. 1863.
  4. ^ Bown, Deni (2000). Aroids: Plants of the Arum Family [ILLUSTRATED]. Timber Press. ISBN 0-88192-485-7